Asperger's syndrome

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What is Asperger's syndrome?

Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder characterized by a greater or lesser degree of impairment in language and communication skills, as well as repetitive or restrictive patterns of thought and behavior. It is often associated with marked clumsiness.

Common symptoms reported by people with Asperger's syndrome

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Treatments taken by people for Asperger's syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with Asperger's syndrome

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Who has Asperger's syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 338 say Asperger's syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 25
20s 130
30s 142
40s 126
50s 117
60s 61
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 255
20-29 years 20
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 247
Female 380

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 318
Not Diagnosed 97

These charts show data from Asperger's syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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